New IEA Executive Director

The Idaho Education Association is pleased to announce the hiring of Paul Stark as Executive Director, effective June 7, 2021. Stark has served as the General Counsel of the IEA for the last 10 years and was active in education law prior to joining the Association in 2011. “Paul is the ideal person to take…

2021 Summer Institute: Virtually Together

Get ready! The IEA Summer Institute is back with an online platform in 2021. The IEA’s marquee professional development event, Summer Institute operates under the auspices of the IEA’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). The 2021 Summer Institute will take place July 28-31, with registration now open. Six primary session strands will inform, challenge,…

Worst Legislative Session Ever

Don’t just take our word for it. The Idaho Statesman also used that phrase in their editorial of April 8, 2021. And that was before legislators returned from a mid-session COVID-19 recess necessitated by the refusal of many in the capitol to follow safety protocols. Before they held education budgets hostage in order to pass…

2021 IEA Delegate Assembly

  Looking Back on a Challenging Year and Ahead to a Brighter Future In deference to ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of members and staff, the IEA’s Annual Meeting and Delegate Assembly was held online this spring. The new platform enabled business to be conducted as smoothly as possible,…